Iowa Nutrient Management Conservation Practice Standard
By: USDA - NRCS
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) released the 2013 Iowa Nutrient Management Conservation Practice Standard – the guiding document for implementing nutrient management plans for Iowa farmers. This 590 Standard provides farmers guidance regarding managing the rate, source, placement, and timing of the application of plant nutrients and soil amendments. This includes animal manure, commercial fertilizer, legume credits, green manure, and crop rotations. The Standard is updated every five years.
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